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Old 08-24-2012, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Back in MADISON Wi thank God!
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The phrase was created so that overweight women could justify being fat.
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Old 08-24-2012, 05:34 PM
 
Location: NoVa
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I don't think it justifies people being fat, I think it speaks against women without curves....
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Old 08-24-2012, 05:40 PM
 
Location: Middle of the ocean
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It's a term in fashion and marketing, which uses idealistic standards normally (size 2, 6 ft tall, etc.)

The term "real woman" is when they use normal women (short or anything not standard skinny model).
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Old 08-24-2012, 05:52 PM
 
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I actually think of it as a term used to lash out against thinner women. Sort of like the whole "skinny bi*ches are evil" campaign started by Monique.
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Old 08-24-2012, 05:58 PM
 
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I don't think it justifies people being fat, I think it speaks against women without curves....
Agreed...

I have never heard the term used to describe hefty women,never.
I think it has something to do with the whole package physical as well the mindset.

Think of the term "Real Man" has nothing to do with weight.
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:10 PM
 
Location: Back in MADISON Wi thank God!
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I don't think it justifies people being fat, I think it speaks against women without curves....
Exactly! My point being, larger, heavier women are claiming to be the "real women" ei, "better" and more desirable than thin women. In reality, many are just fat and need to justify.
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:13 PM
 
Location: Lower east side of Toronto
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It is a woman who gets out of the bath tub in the morning..shakes her hair- and looks great....A woman that knows she is a woman...a woman who is of kind and generous spirit who will never allow foolish bitterness to leave it;s mark on her face. Intelligence... That is a real woman.
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:17 PM
 
Location: Back in MADISON Wi thank God!
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Agreed...

I have never heard the term used to describe hefty women,never.
I think it has something to do with the whole package physical as well the mindset.

Think of the term "Real Man" has nothing to do with weight.
Then again, nothing in regards to comparing men and women is ever equal...
Strong, powerful men = smart, competent, successful
Strong, powerful women = b****

Good looking, grey haired man= sexy
Good looking grey, haired woman= old

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Old 08-24-2012, 07:25 PM
 
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Then again, nothing in regards to comparing men and women is ever equal...
Strong, powerful men = smart, competent, successful
Strong, powerful women = b****
Very true!
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:30 PM
 
Location: SW MO
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Size doesn't matter! A "real" woman is one who is happy with herself, feminine and a true lady. Any female can be a woman. That's merely a gender. It takes a special one to be a lady.

And yes, I'm old!
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